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Monday, June 17, 1996

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    Trent Lott, the conservative legislator from Mississippi is now the most powerful member of the Senate — the Majority leader. Lott, who campaigned intensely for the leadership position, is a close ally of House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Joining us to analyze his rapid ascent and this latest generational, ideological and regional shift of power in the Senate.

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